Can a dedicated CRM System assist NGOs and NPOs? People who run NGOs often forget about the vital nature of keeping people on-side. This is why it’s very important to use the right kind of CRM software. Setting up a dedicated IT system is expensive and a logistical challenge. Technology can often feel counter-productive to new users. If this sounds like you, then using a CRM for nonprofits might be the ideal place to start. CRM stands for Customer Relationship Management, and is a vital tool for dealing with many of the issues faced by NGOs and NPOs.
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Nonprofit software industry providers, DonorPro and Salsa CRM – Salsa Labs, have joined forces to create a unique, truly integrated online communications, fundraising, advocacy and donor management platform designed to radically advance supporter engagement.
Salsa’s tools help nonprofit organizations engage supporters through targeted email communications, social sharing, advocacy, donation and sign-up forms. This feature rich systems includes unlimited advocacy forms with built-in federal, state, and local legislative targeting, storefronts, peer-to-peer donation pages, and chapter management. There are no additional processing fees on transactions. Online training and strategy webinars help growing and established non-profit’s enhance their communications and manage their fundraising. Pricing is available on application. There is an additional cost for the fundraising feature. A free demo is available.
Abila MIP Fund AccountingAdvance is a finance management and fund accounting solution designed to serve nonprofits and municipalities. The solution can be deployed on-premise, in the cloud or be self-hosted. Abila MIP is an integrated suite offering accounting, procurement, budgeting, payroll, human resources, timekeeping, fixed asset management, grant management and dashboard functionalities. The solution enables users to manage and report on multiple cost centers at the general ledger level including multiple organizations, funds, projects, grants, programs, departments and locations. The built-in HRM functionality allows businesses to manage attendance and payroll processes of their employees.
Founded in August of 2012, Bloomerang has established itself by incorporating the best practices of fundraising into a solution for small and growing nonprofits. Bloomerang takes a look at an organization’s donor records, tracks the best time to contact each donor, and measures a donors Engagement Level. With Bloomerang, the donor retention rate can be accessed at a glance from the Donor Retention Cockpit, where each donor has a profile of their giving summary. This system is a good fit for small to mid-sized nonprofits. The easy-to-use interface decreases training time so that nonprofits can be fully operational with a minimal learning curve. Pricing starts at $99 per month.
Borneosoft is a cross platform one stop solution with the ability to share information/online documents among team members. The Form builder allows you to create instantly available online forms without any programming or database knowledge. There are collaboration and productivity applications with online document sharing, contact, calendar with the ability to send RSVP and to get the RSVP responses in real time. E-mail is part of the platform. These can be sent directly from a sales lead/opportunity and all replies will be stored under that sales lead/opportunity. Users can start with the sales lead/opportunity and find all email conversations in that lead/opportunity to focus on sales activity. There is a free version on offer with paid versions starting at $14.90